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Vern Massie shows a drawing of the south transfer station's wish list of future projects. The drive-up lanes will eventually need to be covered to protect the grounds from litter. (Sarah Smith / Enterprise)

Dumping fees brought to forefront in Hubbard County -- some haulers have 'made a fortune off us.'

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A showdown could be brewing between private sanitation haulers and Hubbard County.

Pay up or else.

The county board discussed at length Wednesday during a work session meeting how some haulers are taking advantage of Hubbard County's transfer stations' ease of disposal and lack of policing.


Some, in fact, there could be many, are hauling out-of-county waste to Park Rapids or the north transfer station and dumping it for free.

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